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Question How many here push their 7.3 beyond 3500 RPM?

There have been a few performance threads that actually had technical talk. I haven't been around for awhile, and I want to get a feel for what may have changed while I've been gone.

So, who here has a 7.3 that they can push over 3500 RPM? 4000? 4500?

I made a comment in another thread that the .org is the pre-school/kindergarten of performance on the internet and I've received some rather unhappy emails about it. I stand behind my comment and I *REALLY* want to be proved wrong. I only know of about 5-10 trucks on here that I wouldn't mess with. The comment wasn't disrespectful. It was just truth. People come here to fix there work trucks.

Personally, I have videos out there showing that my truck still pulls hard above 4k and there are enough witnesses that have seen what I have. So to weed out the boys from the girls.. post up some proof. Anyone over 500hp? 550? 600???


So here is your chance. Prove me wrong and make me proud.

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There have been a few performance threads that actually had technical talk. I haven't been around for awhile, and I want to get a feel for what may have changed while I've been gone.

So, who here has a 7.3 that they can push over 3500 RPM? 4000? 4500?

I made a comment in another thread that the .org is the pre-school/kindergarten of performance on the internet and I've received some rather unhappy emails about it. I stand behind my comment and I *REALLY* want to be proved wrong. I only know of about 5-10 trucks on here that I wouldn't mess with. The comment wasn't disrespectful. It was just truth. People come here to fix there work trucks.

Personally, I have videos out there showing that my truck still pulls hard above 4k and there are enough witnesses that have seen what I have. So to weed out the boys from the girls.. post up some proof. Anyone over 500hp? 550? 600???


So here is your chance. Prove me wrong and make me proud.
We did that earlier today...........


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I dont have a 7.3 but I agree on your comment.

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We did that earlier today...........
Meh. I wasn't happy all day.

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I dont have a 7.3 but I agree on your comment.
Do you EVEN have a truck, Grayson?????????????


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Do you EVEN have a truck, Grayson?????????????
Yes, it is white, got a chip, intake and exhaust. Probably got 5-600 hp easy.

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Yes, it is white, got a chip, intake and exhaust. Probably got 5-600 hp easy.
Oh okay, just like mine...only mine's black.


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The "other" count should go up,..I know there's been at least a few that have stuck it in the wrong gear while downshifting, right?

Damn! 4000+ rpm's,....didja see that!


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When my 4wd was broke I got stuck and mad so I stomped it and it shut the truck off...So I would imagine the RPMs were getting up there but that is one of those "There was this one time when" kinda things
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